2020 Georgia Code
Title 12 - Conservation and Natural Resources
Chapter 3 - Parks, Historic Areas, Memorials, and Recreation
Article 2 - State Parks and Recreational Areas Generally
§ 12-3-31. Parks and Recreational Areas Acquired by State as Constituting State Park System; Control and Management of System by Department

Universal Citation: GA Code § 12-3-31 (2020)

All parks and recreational areas acquired by the state, whether before or after November 1, 1982, shall constitute the state park system and shall be under the immediate control and management of the department.

(Ga. L. 1937, p. 264, § 9.)


State can make permanent improvements on state parks which the state owns in fee simple. 1954-56 Op. Att'y Gen. p. 655.

Department authorized to make changes on parks property.

- State Parks Department (now Department of Natural Resources) is authorized to change the rates for group camps and other activities on parks property. 1960-61 Op. Att'y Gen. p. 315.

Authority to accept roadside park given to state.

- Any land given to the state for use as a roadside park should be given to the Department of State Parks, Historic Sites and Monuments (now Department of Natural Resources). 1945-47 Op. Att'y Gen. p. 333.



- 81A C.J.S., States, § 251.

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